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#1 Sneaky Snake

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Posted 27 January 2015 - 07:13 PM

Wondering what utilities you guys use on a semi-regular basis.

Personally I can't use my mac without BetterSnapTool (Mac App Store link). It gives the 'snapping' ability that you have in windows to snap windows to the left/right, top/bottom half of your screen.

Does anyone have a good utility to give a better Cmd+Tab? I'm looking for one that lets you tab through the multiple windows you have open of an app, as well as other apps. (If I have 2 windows open in Chrome for example)
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Posted 28 January 2015 - 02:50 AM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 27 January 2015 - 07:13 PM, said:

Does anyone have a good utility to give a better Cmd+Tab? I'm looking for one that lets you tab through the multiple windows you have open of an app, as well as other apps. (If I have 2 windows open in Chrome for example)
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Posted 28 January 2015 - 11:01 AM

Thanks for introducing me to BetterSnap, been looking for a program like that for years.

Not sure if it counts as a utility, but 1Password is necessary for any computer I use, and I also use DaisyDisk, Keka, and Monity. All of them are extremely useful.
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Posted 02 February 2015 - 08:27 AM

I've been using Divvy, which seems to serve a similar purpose to BetterSnap but goes about it differently. Instead of dragging the window to an edge or corner, you can set up keystrokes. For example I have a key combo to move a window to the right-half of the screen, another for the bottom left quadrant, etc. The preset sizes and positions are completely up to you.

DaisyDisk looks cool, I'm definitely going to give that a try.
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Posted 02 February 2015 - 11:48 AM

View PostMatt Diamond, on 02 February 2015 - 08:27 AM, said:

I've been using Divvy, which seems to serve a similar purpose to BetterSnap but goes about it differently. Instead of dragging the window to an edge or corner, you can set up keystrokes. For example I have a key combo to move a window to the right-half of the screen, another for the bottom left quadrant, etc. The preset sizes and positions are completely up to you.

DaisyDisk looks cool, I'm definitely going to give that a try.

Im pretty sure BetterSnap has that too. I use cmd and = to get a window to take up the whole screen, and you can set other keystrokes as well.
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